Birth date: August 31, 1949
Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
His chef says he still eats fish: Martha Stewart Show
Richard Tiffany Gere, known as Richard Gere, is an American movie actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood movies, including the blockbuster hit Pretty Woman, co-starring Julia Roberts. Gere won an Oscar Award for his role in the movie Chicago.
Gere was once married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991-1995. In 2002, he married actress Carey Lowell, and they have a son together.
His interest in Buddhism has lead him to Tibet and meetings with the Dalai Llama.